Grazing vs. mowing: A meta-analysis of biodiversity benefits for grassland management

@inproceedings{Tlle2016GrazingVM,
  title={Grazing vs. mowing: A meta-analysis of biodiversity benefits for grassland management},
  author={Malin T{\"a}lle and Bal{\'a}zs De{\'a}k and Peter Poschlod and Orsolya Valk{\'o} and Lars Westerberg and Per Milberg},
  year={2016}
}
To maintain the high biodiversity of semi-natural grasslands, management by grazing or mowing is needed. Given the limited resources and few remaining areas, the best management method should be used. However, only a few studies comparing the effects of mowing and grazing on grassland biodiversity exists. Therefore, the goal of the present review was to extract as much data as possible from the literature and evaluate them using a meta-analysis approach. We searched scientific and grey… CONTINUE READING
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